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An insider is one who is an "insider" to the religious or spiritual tradition, that is, a practitioner of said religion/spirituality. An outside is one who is on the outside of that tradition, perhaps observing from a scholarly or neighborly point-of-view. The common element needed for both roles is empathy.
In the academic study of religion, what is an insider/outsider? What is the common element between the two "roles"?
Narratives tell us about a tradition's Ultimate Reality, Way of Life, and Ultimate Purpose
1. A powerful source of sacred truth is a ________________________________.
2. _____________________________ tell us about a tradition's _______________________________, __________________________, and ___________________.
Understanding religion and spirituality from another person's point of view requires __________________________________.
A unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things (pertaining to God--or not).
Religion is ...
Cyclical, as mirrored by the seasons
In North American Indigenous traditions, time is __________________________.
False; there are many narratives of Ultimate Reality for the North American Indigenous Traditions. They vary from community to community.
True or False: There is ONE Ultimate Reality narrative among the North American Indigenous Traditions.
All of the above
(A. Sacrifice B. Divination C. Mediums)
In African Indigenous traditions, which of the following is a way of communicating with the spiritual world?
Both b and c
In Indigenous Traditions of North America, the 1819 Civilization Fund Act
improving life in this world
In most African religions, religious practices focus on:
African indigenous tradition
The Yoruba Tradition is an example of a/an:
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